GitHub provides code hosting services that allow developers/people to build software for open source and private projects in organizations. The Company provides access control and several collaboration features such as wikis, task management, bug tracking and feature requests for every project. With GitHub, developers can champion new ideas, work together on code and track bugs on one integrated platform. 

Company Growth (employees)
San Francisco, US
Size (employees)
898 (est)+3%
GitHub was founded in 2008 and is headquartered in San Francisco, US

Key People/Management at GitHub

Chris Wanstrath

Chris Wanstrath

Co-Founder / CEO
Mike Taylor

Mike Taylor

PJ Hyett

PJ Hyett

Co-Founder / COO
Julio Avalos

Julio Avalos

Chief Business Officer

GitHub Office Locations

GitHub has an office in San Francisco
San Francisco, US (HQ)
88 Colin P Kelly Jr St

GitHub Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date


Total Funding

$350 m

Time since last funding

4 months


GitHub's latest valuation is reported to be $2 b.

GitHub Financials

GitHub's revenue was reported to be $95 m in 2015

Revenue (Sep, 2016)

98 m

Market valuation

2 b
USDY, 2015


95 m
USDSep, 2016


98 m
USDY, 2016


151.5 k
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GitHub Operating Metrics

GitHub's Users was reported to be 9 m in 2015
Y, 2015


9 m
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GitHub's employees are reported to be approximately 36% female and 64% male.
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GitHub's Web-traffic and Trends

GitHub Online and Social Media Presence

GitHub News and Updates

GitHub’s Atom now lets developers collaborate on code simultaneously

GitHub today announced a new feature for its Atom text editor that makes it easier for programmers to work with one another on shared code. Called Teletype, it’s designed to let developers get the experience of in-person collaboration without huddling around the same terminal. Developers can create …

GitHub’s scandalized ex-CEO returns with Chatterbug

 Translation earbuds might eliminate some utilitarian reasons to know a language, but if you want to understand jokes, read poetry, or fall in love in a foreign tongue, you’ll have to actually learn it. Unfortunately, products like Rosetta Stone leave people feeling burned after claiming the process…

How blockchain promises to speed up tech evolution

GUEST: The blockchain space has been innovating at an incredible pace over the past year. The total number of initial coin offerings (ICOs) was probably less than 10. If someone had told you that insurance company AIG was conducting a multi-country smart contract test, you’d have thought they were c…

GitHub, the 'Facebook for programmers,' has quietly built up an enterprise business that accounts for half its $200 million in sales

GitHub may have a reputation as a hub for up-and-coming young coders, but the $2 billion company has a secret user base driving its success: corporations.   About half of GitHub's $200 million in annual revenue comes from businesses, according to chief strategy officer Julio Avalos. And that number …

GitHub will soon warn developers of insecure dependencies

 GitHub, the online code repository, is hosting its annual user conference this week. Following long-standing tradition in the tech industry, the company used the event to announce a number of new features for its service. The announcements center around two topics: security and discoverability. Rea…

GitHub launches Dependency Graph to help companies understand which projects they rely on

GitHub announced a series of updates to its service today that are supposed to help users improve the way they manage the development of software. A new Dependency Graph will help customers better understand what code they rely on. It’s not unusual for one project to use an external piece of code to…
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